'''The Killers''' is an American rock music|rock
band formed in Las Vegas Valley|Las Vegas
in 2001, by Brandon Flowers
(lead vocals, keyboards) and Dave Keuning
(guitar, backing vocals). Mark Stoermer
(bass guitar, backing vocals) and Ronnie Vannucci Jr.
(drums, percussion) would complete the current line-up of the band in 2002. The name ''The Killers'' is derived from a logo on the bass drum of a fictitious band, portrayed in the music video for the New Order (band)|New Order
song "Crystal (song)|Crystal
The group has released four chart topping studio albums: ''Hot Fuss
'' (2004), ''Sam's Town
'' (2006), ''Day & Age
'' (2008) and ''Battle Born
'' (2012). They have also released a B-sides and rarities compilation album|compilation
, ''Sawdust (album)|Sawdust
'' (2007); a live album, ''Live from the Royal Albert Hall
'' (2009); and a...